RPC I, 4238B


Image of specimen #1


Coin type
Volume I
Number 4238B
Province Syria
Region Syria
City Antioch
Reign Augustus
Issue Caesarian era, year 25 23/22 BC
Obverse inscription
Obverse design laureate head of Zeus, r.
Reverse inscription ΑΝΤΙΟΧΕΩΝ ΜΗΤΡΟΠΟΛΕΩΣ (to r., downwards in two lines) ΑΥΤΟΝΟΜΟΥ (to l., downwards), ΚΕ
Reverse design Zeus seated l., holding Nike and sceptre; date in exergue; in l. field, cornucopia with a dot above it; all in wreath (letters or symbols in fields)
Metal Æ
Average diameter 20 mm
Axis 1, 12
Reference McAlee 70B(b)
Specimens 4 (0 in the core collections)
Addition Additional coin-type (post publication)

Specimens of this coin type

Number Number Museum Bibliography
1 1     ✸ Richard McAlee coll.
2 2     Butcher CRS 33.1 Private coll., Belgium
3 3     Butcher CRS 33.2 Seyrig cast (date unclear)
4 4     Richard McAlee coll. (= R. McAlee, The Coins of Roman Antioch, Supplement No. 1 (2010), no. 70C)